Superman, one of America’s most iconic superheroes, celebrated his 75th anniversary in 2013. His good natured persona, integrity and strength combined with the adversity he faces and dedication to making the world a better place continue to be a symbol of hope for fans across the globe. Over 73 of those years there have been many incarnations of the animated Superman and in honor of this momentous occasion we’ve compiled a list of voice actors who’ve played the “Man of Steel” in a variety of non-live action productions dating back to the 1940s.

From the Adventures of Superman radio drama which aired between 1938 and 1951 to his first big screen debut in the animated movie Superman (or The Mad Scientist) in 1941 to the numerous animated television programs and video games, here are some of the most prolific actors who have played this enduring pop-culture icon from behind the mic.

Voice Actors Who Have Played Superman

  • Superman (Cartoon Short, 1940s): Bud Collyer
  • Challenge of the Super Friends (TV Cartoon, 1978): Danny Dark
  • Superman (TV Cartoon, 1988): Beau Weaver
  • Superman: The Animated Series (TV Cartoon, 1996): Tim Daly
  • Batman Beyond (TV Cartoon, 1999): Christopher McDonald
  • Justice League (TV Cartoon, 2001): George Newbern
  • Superman: The Man of Steel (Video Game, 2002): Jeff Kramer
  • Krypto the Superdog (TV Cartoon, 2005): Michael Daingerfield Hall
  • Legion of Superheroes (TV Cartoon, 2006): Yuri Lowenthal
  • Justice League Heroes (Video Game, 2006): Crispin Freeman
  • Superman Returns (Video Game. 2006): Brandon Routh
  • Superman: Doomsday (Animated Movie, 2007): Adam Baldwin
  • Batman Black and White (TV Cartoon, 2008): Joseph May
  • Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Cartoon, 2008): Roger Rose
  • Justice League the New Frontier (Animated Movie, 2008): Kyle Maclachlan
  • Mortal Kombat Vs Dc Universe (Video Game, 2009): Christopher Corey Smith
  • Superman: Red Son (TV Cartoon, 2009): David Lodge
  • Young Justice (TV Cartoon, 2010): Nolan North
  • Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (Animated Movie, 2010): Mark Harmon
  • DC Super Friends (TV Cartoon, 2010): David Kaye
  • All-Star Superman (Animated Movie, 2011): James Denton
  • Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Video Game, 2012): Travis Willingham
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 2(Animated Movie, 2013): Mark Valley
  • Superman: Unbound (Animated Movie, 2013): Matt Bomer
  • Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (Animated Movie, 2013): Sam Daly


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